Blu-ray Review: “Enough Said”

Nancy Meyers, Woody Allen and the late Nora Ephron receive the bulk of praise for writing films about and for women. To that list, we must include Nicole Holofcener, the gifted writer/director who’s been crafting remarkable films since her 1996 debut, ...

Popdose Giveway: Win a Copy of “Enough Said” on Blu-ray

Nicole Holofcener has become one of the premiere voices in American cinema.  Walking and Talking, Lovely and Amazing and Friends with Money are three of her noted works, independent films that are humanistic and beautiful time capsules about life. Holofcener’s latest ...

Film Review: “Enough Said”

In a world where men still dominate domestic filmmaking, and women are (wrongly) thought by some to be unfunny, it’s a pleasure to report on not one but two fine comedies written and directed by women. I finally caught up ...

Digital HD Review: “The Croods”

The Croods is my latest foray into digital downloads, a form of movie watching that in my experience has provided better picture quality and sound than many of my Netflix viewings. This recent film from Dreamworks Animation and 20th Century Fox ...

Filminism: Female Friendships

If you are a woman, the relationship you have with your best girlfriends is special. It’s different than any you have with your parents, siblings, romantic partners or even other friends. Your best girlfriend almost always knows you better than anyone else. ...

Blu-ray Review: “Cyrus”

Cyrus (20th Century Fox, 2010)

Jonah Hill and John C. Reilly co-starring in a film — it’s gotta be a raunchy, Apatow-style comedy, right? You’d think so, but as Cyrus makes clear, that isn’t always the case. This ...

DVD Reviews: “(Untitled)” and “Please Give”

If you’re in a New York State of mind and looking for something other than a classic Woody Allen or Scorsese flick, let me recommend these two new, wonderful independent films recently released on DVD.

(Untitled) is an offbeat romantic comedy ...